The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 6.76% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.67% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Firewall
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Communications & Networking Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 16.22% 9.68% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 2
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% +24.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £31,350 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,000 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Firewall
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Preston region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Preston

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Preston region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) MS Office
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) SAN
4 4 (44.44%) Internet
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) Change Management
5 3 (33.33%) Information Security Management
5 3 (33.33%) Security Management
5 3 (33.33%) BT
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Document Management
5 3 (33.33%) Supplier Management
5 3 (33.33%) SonicWALL
5 3 (33.33%) Information Security
5 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (33.33%) Line 500
5 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (33.33%) Sage

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Preston region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) Internet
2 4 (44.44%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) Broadband
3 3 (33.33%) DHCP
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (33.33%) PBX
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) BGP
5 1 (11.11%) OSPF
5 1 (11.11%) RIP
5 1 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) IT Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) IT Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (11.11%) Android
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 3 (33.33%) Change Management
1 3 (33.33%) Document Management
1 3 (33.33%) ERP
1 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security Management
1 3 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
1 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 3 (33.33%) Security Management
1 3 (33.33%) Service Continuity Management
1 3 (33.33%) Software Licensing
1 3 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Security
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNA
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) BT
3 3 (33.33%) Dell
3 3 (33.33%) Lotus
3 3 (33.33%) Sage
3 3 (33.33%) SonicWALL
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) Apple
5 1 (11.11%) Google
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper
5 1 (11.11%) WatchGuard